Tony Dominguez

Tony  Dominguez
Head Coach

7th Season as Head Coach

24th Season at WWU

Tony Dominguez enters his 7th season at the helm of the WWU Men's Basketball program in 2018-19 ... owns a career record of 133-51 for a .723 winning percentage ... coached the Vikings to a 83-31 record in GNAC play as head coach ... posted three consecutive 20-win seasons in his first three years as head coach, and led WWU to 15 or more wins in each of his six seasons as head coach with five 20-win seasons ... two-time GNAC Coach of the Year, sharing the honor in 2012-13 and winning the award outright in 2016-17 ... led the Vikings to a 25-6 record in 2016-17 and both the GNAC regular-season and conference championship tournament title ... WWU was the No. 3 seed in the NCAA II West Regional in San Diego, Calif. ... recorded 100th career victory Jan. 14, 2017 with 84-76 comeback win at Western Oregon, becoming the the fastest coach in WWU men's basketball history to reach 100 wins, doing so in 140 games (100-40).

Dominguez Year-by-Year as Head Coach
Year Record GNAC Note
2012-13 31-3 17-1 Final Four
2013-14 20-8 13-5
2014-15 20-11 11-7
2015-16 16-15 9-11
2016-17 25-6 17-3 GNAC Champions
2017-18 21-8 16-4
Totals 133-51 83-31

In 2012-13, directed Vikings to 31-3 record, Great Northwest Athletic Conference regular-season championship, West Regional title and NCAA Division II Final Four ... Winning percentage of 91.2 was school record and win total tied WWU mark ... Finalist for Clarence "Big House" Gaines National Coach of the Year honors and GNAC co-Coach of the Year ... Guided Vikings to wins in first 24 games, a Division II record ... In August of 2012 replaced Brad Jackson who resigned after 27 seasons to take assistant coaching position at University of Washington ... Associate Head Coach previous two seasons and an assistant 17 years overall at WWU ... During that stretch, Vikings posted 317-165 (.658) record, made six regional appearances and won five conference championships ... WWU took NCAA II national crown in 2012, winning school record 31 games, and reached national semifinals in 2001 ... For 15 summers coordinated WWU Basketball Camp, one of northwest's largest with alumni dotting rosters of numerous colleges and universities as well as professional teams ... served as the director of Parberry Strength Center for five years ... Was Junior Varsity coach one year at Nooksack Valley High School in Everson, and coached three Amateur Athletic Union teams that reached national tournaments in Las Vegas... Also has coached at numerous summer basketball camps, including eight years at University of North Carolina.

Earned bachelor's degree in communications from WWU in 1994 ... Completed Masters of Business Administration degree from Concordia University (Wisconsin) in 1998 ... Graduate of Cascade High School in Everett ... Multi-sport athlete for Bruins, lettering two seasons in basketball ... He and wife, Kristi (formerly Clark), have two daughters, Emilia and Madison; and son Dane.



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